Wood County Sheriff’s Report

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March 16th: Deputy J.W. Williams was dispatched to the 100 block of West oak Street (Yantis High School) in the Yantis area with regard to a report of criminal mischief. The complainant stated that two individuals in a pickup truck went through the double gate at the back of the high school, bending th gate on the right side. While on the property, the subjects entered the baseball field leaving ruts and tearing up the grass, The case is under investigation.
March 15th: Deputy Sam Threadgill was dispatched to the 400 block of CR 2651 in the Mineola area with regard to theft of service. The complainant advised that he is the manager of the New Hope Water Company. He said that a residence located in the 1200 blocks of Highway 80 east had used over 20,000 gallons of water valued at over $300. He said he sent a certified letter to the suspects in this matter. He said they did not accept the letter and he cannot make contact with them. The meter had been locked. The suspects had removed the lock. The meter was removed from the residence due to the theft of water and the removal of the lock. The case is under investigation.
March 14th: Deputy Arthur Judge was dispatched to the 200 block of PR 6113 in the Quitman area with regard to criminal trespass. The complainant advised that a subject continues to come to her residence and is not wanted on her property. Stephanie Gilbreath Hass was issued a criminal trespass warning.
March 13th: Deputy David Hill was dispatched to the 2300 block of FM 2088 in the Quitman area with regard to a theft. The complainant advised that her son's Warren wrench was stolen from an unlocked shed. The case is under investigation.
March 10th: Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to the 200 block of CR 2387 with regard to a theft of copper. The complainant noticed that his copper tubing and aluminum had been stolen from a new construction site. The value of the copper tubing and aluminum wiring is over $1,500. The case is under investigation.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 12; alarms, 12; assaults, 5; burglary, 3; civil disputes, 3; cows out, 14; criminal mischief, 6; criminal trespass, 4; disturbances, 9; dog problems, 20; harassment, 2; horses out, 4; suspicious vehicles, 4; suspicious persons, 5; threats, 1; thefts, 10; welfare checks, 11.
Total calls this period: 205
During the period, there were 61 males and 8 females at the Wood County Jail for a total of 69. There were 25 bookings and 27 releases.
March 9th: Deputy Soto spoke with a complainant by public service with regard to three Quantum rod and reel combos valued at $675 he said were stolen from his boat. The fishing equipment was removed from under a tarp. Suspect(s) replaced the tarp after taking the rods and reels. The boat was parked at the complainant's motel room on Hwy 154. The case is under investigation.
March 8th: Deputy Williams was dispatched to the 1000 block of CR4660 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a burglary. The complainant advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered an unlocked door and stolen a 5 x 8 welding trailer with a Miller Bobcat welder/generator valued at $3,100. The case is under investigation.
March 5th: Deputy Chris Bettis was dispatched to the 1100 block of CR 2260 in the Mineola area with regard to a subject who has a criminal trespass warning on him for this location. Justin Wayne Roberts was placed under arrest for criminal trespass.
March 4th: Deputy Soto contacted a complainant by public service with regard to the theft of a John Deere Green Gator, valued at $10,000. The complainant advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered her property, located in the 2900 block of CR 3440 in the Hawkins area and removed her Gator that had been chained to another Gator. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Sgt. Jayson Farmer was on routine patrol on FM 515 and Hwy 154 in the Yantis area when he observed a mid-size pickup with a defective light. When the patrol car got behind the vehicle, the driver attempted to speed up. The officer made a traffic stop on the vehicle on CR 1879 and made contact with the driver and her passenger. Consent to search the vehicle was given and rug paraphernalia was found. The passenger advised that the paraphernalia belonged to her. The driver was released. Tracy Lynn Kinnaird was written a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia and was also released.
March 3rd: Sgt. Lee Wilkins, along with Deputies Samantha Sellers and Rusty Owens, were dispatched to the 200 block of PR 6227 in the Mineola area. On making contact with both subjects involved in an assault, Gayla Sue Anderson and Joseph Beattie were placed under arrest for assault causing bodily injury/family violence.
On the same date, Deputy Seller was dispatched to the 200 block of CR 3832 in the Hawkins area with regard to a stolen four-wheeler. The complainant advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen his 2004 green Honda four-wheeler. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Sgt. Lee Wilkins spoke with a complainant in the lobby of the sheriff's department with regard to a theft. The complainant advised that she had purchased a pink camouflage wedding ring which was being shipped from Washington state. The complainant contacted the postal service and the mail carrier stated that the ring had been delivered to the mailbox. The case is under investigation.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 3; alarm, 8; animal calls, 15; assaults, 6; burglary, 2; civil disputes, 3; criminal mischief, 4; criminal trespass, 4; disturbances, 9; dog problems, 5; harassment, 4; suspicious vehicle, 2; suspicious person, 4; threats, 2; thefts, 15; welfare checks, 1.
Total calls this period - 162.
During the period, there were 51 males and 8 females at the Wood County Jail, for a total of 59. There were 35 bookings and 34 releases.
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2010 06:17